thematic pavillion for expo 2012 yeosu, korea
 
thematic pavillion for expo 2012 yeosu, korea
dec 06, 2009

thematic pavillion for expo 2012 yeosu, korea

1st prize winner- ‘one ocean’ by soma, austria soma’s concept for the thematic pavilion consists of continuous surfaces with contrasting spatial qualities, transitioning between contrasting experiences to form the pavilion’s outer appearance.

the expo 2012 yeosu, korea will be held from 12 may 2012 to 12 august 2012, under the theme of ‘the living ocean and coast: diversity of resources and sustainable activities.’ the ocean, the origin of life and breeding ground of living organisms of the earth, is what we ought to preserve and treasure. faced with threats such as social conflict, global warming, energy depletion and degradation of natural environment, we are on the threshold to seek practical solutions from the oceans. the theme of the expo 2012 yeosu will raise people’s awareness about the values of oceans and the critical environmental issues to suggest a new ocean vision for the future generation.

an international architectural competition was held for the thematic pavillion of the expo. displayed here are the 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize winners, along with other submissions.

thematic pavillion for expo 2012 yeosu, korea 2nd prize winner – ‘ocean arch’ by space group, korea concept is based on the divertissment of islands

thematic pavillion for expo 2012 yeosu, korea 3rd prize – ‘the great blue whale’ by studio nicoletti associati based on the form of a whale, consisting of two levels

thematic pavillion for expo 2012 yeosu, korea honorable mention ‘ocean imagination’ by unsangdong architects, korea

thematic pavillion for expo 2012 yeosu, korea jun aoki, japan

thematic pavillion for expo 2012 yeosu, korea shigeru ban, japan

  • fabulous……….
    buttttt execution is not sooooooo easyyyyy

    shafeeq
  • too sad, it seems people learn only 3d design and no architecture, plus it is so ugly

    !
  • wow aweasome!!!

    *ibaatam
  • hmmm….

    SEOULISH

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